SSC CGL 2019 Exam Review and Questions Asked (09.03.2020 - 1st Shift)

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Review and Questions Asked (09.03.2020 1st Shift)

As you all know that (03.03.2020) onwards SSC CGL 2019 exam has been started. Many Candidates appeared for this exam on day 1 and many more will appear in it on coming days. In this post, we have given overall exam review and questions asked on SSC CGL 2019, based on Students Feedback.


The exam consists of 4 sections, namely General Intelligence (Reasoning), General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language and Comprehension total 100 questions with 2 marks for each question and negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

1. General Intelligence (Reasoning): 25 Questions (50 Marks)
2. General Awareness: 25 Questions (50 Marks)
3. Quantitative Aptitude: 25 Questions (50 Marks)
4. English Language and Comprehension: 25 Questions (50 Marks)

Exam duration is of 60 minutes (1 Hour).

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Time:

  • 10:00-11:00 am
  • 1:00-2:00 pm
  • 4:00-5:00 pm


The overall review regarding SSC Server was good. 

Exam Interface: 

The Questions were properly ordered as asked in previous years. There was no mixed/jumbled question pattern.

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Analysis / Review

1. General Intelligence (Reasoning): This section was of easy to moderate level as usually asked in previous SSC exams. The level is similar to that of the previous years' Tier 1 examination. 

2. General Awareness: This part was of moderate level. There were 7-8 questions on current affairs. Current Affairs from the Last 4 months are very important. In History.

3. Quantitative Aptitude: Even this section was similar to the previous SSC CGL 2018 Tier-1 papers. A few questions were tricky or calculative, rest paper can be said moderate. 

3. English Language and Comprehension: This section was again easy to moderate, questions were repeated from previous years. There was a higher number of questions from vocabulary, mostly previously asked questions were repeated (Revise Black Book)

Overall the exam was moderate level.

GK Questions asked in SSC CGL 2019   SHIFT-1 (09th March 2020)
  • When did the Portuguese captured Goa? - 1510
  • Who wrote Ain-i Akbari? - Abu'l-Fazl
  • In which year first round table conference was held? - 1930
  • Which year is known as the Great Divide in India? - 1921
  • What is the meaning of mandamus? - we command
  • Which Pass located at the southern end of Nilgiri Hills?- Palghat gap pass
  • Which wood is used to make Veena? - Jackfruit
  • What are the two stable isotopes of hydrogen? - Protium and Deuterium
  • Citric acid is found in which of the following - Lemon
  • Which organelle is known as a suicidal bag? - Lysosomes
  • What is the powerhouse of the plant cell called? - Mitochondria
  • Who designed the logo of Lokpal? - Prashant Mishra
  • Who was the first actor to win an Oscar?? - Emil Jannings
  • World Anti-Doping Agency imposes a 4-year ban on which country? - Russia

English Questions asked in SSC CGL 2019   SHIFT-1 (09th March 2020)
  1. Eradicate
  2. Solemn

    1. Persuade

    • Spelling
    1. Journey
    2. Portrait

    • OWS
    1. Protagonist - the leading character or one of the major characters in a play, film, novel, etc.
    • Idioms
    1. kill two birds with one stone - achieve two aims at once
    2. Make of with - To escape with someone or something that has been stolen, snatched

    More questions will be uploaded in due time. If you have appeared today in SSC CGL 2019 exam please comment other questions through the comment box.

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